Elkin is a Partner of Serengeti Capital, and is based in Accra, Ghana.
Elkin has over a decade of Africa experience, both in principal and advisory roles, and has worked in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Nigeria, Zambia and Zimbabwe, in areas as diverse as finance, infrastructure, manufacturing and extractive industries. Prior to that, Elkin was an experienced media entrepreneur, in the US, as a principal in a US$40M buyout of 2 TV stations, and in the UK, founding a weekly newspaper later sold to the Mirror Group.
Elkin began his career as an investment banker at Rothschild, Inc., in New York, and later joined Fox Television Stations, where he was responsible for financial reporting and acquisitions. Elkin holds a BA from Vassar College and a MBA from London Business School.